Top Breweries Near Des Moines

July 18th, 2018 by

men chatting in a brew pup

Things to Do in Des Moines

There are lots of things to do in Des Moines, including an incredible lineup of breweries with everything from hoppy IPAs to delicious coffee stouts. Check out some of our Gregg Young Chevrolet Norwalk team’s favorite brew spots.

Exile Brewing Company

A benchmark of brew culture in Des Moines, Exile Brewing Company distributes all over the region. They also have a brewery and brew pub in the heart of Des Moines where you can enjoy everything from their Galaxy IIPA to their Fresh Farm Gose. Make sure to check out the annual Exile Music Fest for a winning combination of your favorite brews and music.


1514 Walnut Street

Des Moines, IA

Confluence Brewing Company

Enjoy a laid back, family-friendly vibe at Confluence Brewing Company tasting room, where you can enjoy everything from traditional porters to the latest experimental styles.


1235 Thomas Beck Road

Des Moines, IA

Madhouse Brewing Company

Enjoy something refreshingly different at Madhouse Brewing Company, including favorites like barrel-aged beer and unique sour ales. The tap room is usually open from Thursday through Saturday.


501 Scott Avenue

Des Moines, IA

515 Brewing Company

Stop in for the delicious lineup of freshly brewed beer at 515 Brewing Company, including their popular IPAs and a rotating selection of seasonal beers.


7700 University Avenue Suite C

Clive, IA

Flix Brewhouse

America’s first and only cinema brewery, Flix Brewhouse lets you enjoy the latest Hollywood films in a laid back environment while also sipping on our freshly brewed house beers and eating some delicious pub snacks.


3800 Merle Hay Road #1300

Des Moines, IA

Drive Safely in a Vehicle from Gregg Young Chevrolet Norwalk

Be sure to drink responsibly when you visit one or more of these breweries near Des Moines. If you’re ok to drive, you can hit the road in a new Chevrolet or used vehicle from Gregg Young Chevrolet Norwalk. If you enjoyed the local beers a little too much, make sure to choose a designated driver or hire an Uber or Lyft to get you home safely.

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